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Creamy Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

Easy, knock your socks off, delicious alfredo lasagna with layers of homemade alfredo sauce, pesto ricotta, tender spinach, shredded chicken, and lots of cheese.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 571kcal

Ingredients

Alfredo sauce

  • 3 cloves garlic fresh, minced
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ Tablespoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup chicken broth or vegetable
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 1 ½ c parmesan cheese

Ricotta layer

  • 14 oz ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup pesto
  • 1 egg lightly beaten

Lasagna Layers

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 box lasagna noodles
  • 2-3 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 2-3 cups shredded chicken
  • 3 tbsp parsley

Instructions

Lasagna Layers

  • Prepare noodles by boiling. Chop Spinach and parsley. set aside.

Ricotta Layer

  • Lightly beat one egg, add ricotta and pesto. Stir till combined. 

Alfredo Sauce

  • In small pan add butter and garlic. Melt on low until butter is melted. Let Garlic and butter sit on low for about 2 minutes so butter is infused with garlic flavors. 
  • Turn heat to med. Add in cream and broth.  Slowly stir in parmesan cheese so it melts. Add nutmeg and lemon juice. Stir until cheese is melted and all in combined smoothly. Do not bring to a boil! 

Assemble Lasagna

  • Spread some sauce on bottom of 9X13 pan. Layer noodles, ricotta, chicken, veggies, cheese, sauce. Continue to layer in this order times to make 3-4 layers. When at top layer add rest of alfredo sauce, mozzarella cheese and parsley.
  • Cover with foil, Bake at 350, bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and cook for 15-20 more minutes. Serve. Internal temp should be 165 degrees. 

Notes

To Add Roasted veggies:
dice 2 zucchini, 2 yellow squash, 2 carrots. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line jelly roll pan with foil. Dice veggies, toss in pan with EVOO, salt, and pepper. Roast 15 minutes.
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 571kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1545IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 358mg | Iron: 1.5mg